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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app
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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York --- A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called 'Autism & Beyond'. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnos...
Daryl Hannah talks candidly about Autism struggles
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Daryl Hannah talks candidly about Autism struggles

The beautiful 52 year old American Actress Daryl Hannah has recently shared with the media her struggle with ASD which caused her to take a step back from acting and the Hollywood lifestyle. (Revised Oct 1, 2013) The star of many eighties movies like Sp...
Fundraising father takes to sleeping rough to raise money for autism
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Fundraising father takes to sleeping rough to raise money for autism

Carmarthenshire, UK - After his son Jack was diagnosed with autism last month, Tom Nasmyth-Shaw, 29 from Ffos Las in Carmarthenshire, South Wales, decided he wanted to raise money for autism charities. But instead of deciding on a sponsored walk, or a skydive,...
Prevalence of Autism Increases 23% in 4 Years
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Prevalence of Autism Increases 23% in 4 Years

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported in March 2013 that the new estimate of autism prevalence has risen from 1 in 110 in 2009 to 1 in 88 today. A 23% increase from the previous estimate. As expected, the numbers were heavily askew ...
Temple Grandin puts weight behind campaign addressing current trends in autism awareness
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Temple Grandin puts weight behind campaign addressing current trends in autism awareness

Temple Grandin has long been an autism advocate, being amongst the first to write about her experiences with autism and producing a plethora of books on the subject. The 66 year old professor at Colorado State University is to add her voice to a campaig...
Children born to mothers with Lupus twice as likely to be Autistic
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Children born to mothers with Lupus twice as likely to be Autistic

NEWS IN BREIF - Children born to mothers with a diagnosis of Systemic lupus erythamatosus are almost twice as likely to have autism a recent study has found. The study will be presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting on Wednesday Oct...